Two weeks ago raids and arrests in several European countries took out several prominent websites. Aside from the main target, movie streaming links portal Kino.to, the raids also affected several file-hosting sites including Duckload.com. Despite taking a big hit Duckload is not giving up. Instead, the site has respawned with a full-blown movie streaming site that’s already generating millions of page views a day.
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This week’s raids against Kino.to led to many arrests and the rapid disappearance of many cyberlocker services, including Duckload.com. As an uploader to Kino.to reveals how he worked with the site, Anonymous have added more chaos to the mix by DDoSing the Hollywood-backed anti-piracy group responsible for the raid.
Europe just witnessed one of the largest piracy-related busts in history with the raid of the popular movie streaming portal Kino.to. More than a dozen people connected to the site were arrested after police officers in Germany, Spain, France and the Netherlands raided several residential addresses and data centers. Kino.to hosted no illicit content itself, but indexed material stored on file-hosters and other streaming services.